The dictatorship of Turkmenistan put his only son in charge of the energy sector of this Central Asian country
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – The dictatorship of Turkmenistan’s dictatorship of his only son in charge of the energy sector of the Central Asian country further expanded his influence, a move that was seen as laying the foundation for a political dynasty.
According to a report on Thursday in the Turkmenistan government daily newspaper Neutral Turkmenistan, President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov told his son Serdar during a meeting with officials that he had previously appointed The Deputy Prime Minister in charge of economic and financial issues, he is also responsible for overseeing the energy complex.
The 64-year-old Berdymuhamedov is in charge of the government and there is no prime minister, which means that his 40-year-old son is directly responsible to him.
The president’s son has served as local governor, cabinet minister, and other senior positions. It is generally believed that his father was trained to succeed his father. Since his father became the leader of Turkmenistan in 2006, he has established a universal Cult of personality.
Turkmenistan’s economy is extremely dependent on the export of its huge natural gas reserves.
China is the main export market of Turkmenistan’s natural gas, and the country’s exports to Russia are relatively small. The Central Asian country has also been committed to building a pipeline to transport natural gas to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
Berdymuhamedov instructed his son to step up efforts to sign more gas export contracts.